Blessed with a rare wingspan and unique timing, Mohamed Bamba is one of the Top 5 recruits in the Class of 2017. He was a big reason his AAU squad -the PSA Cardinals-reached the finals of the the 2016 Nike Peach Jam in North Augusta, South Carolina.
Putnam Science Academy (Conn.) SG Hamidou Diallo solidified his standing as a Top 10 national recruit during the 2016 Nike Peach Jam. Playing for his AAU squad -the NY Rens- he averaged 21.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals during the week.
Rising senior Michael Porter (No. 1 pictured) was named co-MVP of last week's Nike Peach Jam in North Augusta, South Carolina after averaging 26.4 points per game and 11.4 rebounds for AAU squad Mokan Elite. He has since moved up in 247Sports.com's rankings to the number one overall prospect for 2017. Porter will play his senior year with his brother, Jontay, at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, Washington.
Many expected former Connecticut PF-C Andre Drummond to take the circuitous route of prep level ball and head to the NBA after just one season. Instead, the Oakdale, Connecticut native decided to take his unique talent down the road to play for the national champions and 10 points per game and 7.6 rebounds during his only season on campus. Drummond was the ninth pick of the 2012 NBA Draft (Detroit Pistons) and he became an NBA All-Star for the first time in 2015-16.
Sports and music come together effortlessly in artist Prentice Church's (Collection Plate Music) vision for the sport of basketball. Church's video -quite aptly named "Hoop"- is the latest backdrop in his wide array of musical versatility.
Felder won the Horizon League’s Player of the Year honors after nearly averaging a double-double as a senior.
Bentil –the Big East’s Most Improved Player as a sophomore- led the conference in scoring (21.1 PPG) and finished fourth in rebounding (7.7).
Possessing one of the more unique skill-sets in this year's draft, St. Joseph's DeAndre' Bembry has a chance to hear his name called relatively early in the 2016 NBA Draft.
Plumlee (No. 40 pictured) averaged career-highs in points, rebounds and blocked shots as a senior.
Gbinije (No. 0 pictured) averaged 17.5 points per game for the Orangemen in 2015-16.